[rescue] re: SGI Indigo 2 ZX power

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Apr 18 11:13:52 CDT 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003 wlewis at mailbag.com wrote:

> System: IP26
> Processor: 75 mhz R8000, with FPU
> Primary I-cache size: 16 Kbytes
> Primary D-cache size: 16 Kbytes
> Secondary Cache size: 2 Mbytes


> Memory Size: 256 Mbytes


> Graphics: GR3-Elan

Not bad for a starter-system.

> So was this a decent score for $50?

Definitely.  R8000 systems have -incredible- floating-point power for
their age.  Even against modern CPUs, the FLOPS per MHz is impressive.
That'll be a great system to get started with.

Jonathan Patschke *) "who has been feeding my cats crack again??  they
Thorndale, TX     (*  were doing chuck norris shit all over the apartment
                  *)  this morning"                     --alex j avriette

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